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Sandy Curry has only good things to say about Border Collies. She has 12-year-old Harley to thank for her good opinion. “I give this breed the seal of approval for loyalty, energy, and out-right intelligence,” she says. “I had been looking for [another] Border Collie that my Harley could teach …

For several weeks, Wendy Jones had been daydreaming over a longhaired Dachshund named Talia, listed on Petfinder by Peace for Paws Ohio. “I was at a terrible point in my life and was sad and depressed,” says the Columbus, Ohio, woman. She thought a dog would help her feel better. …

Anyone who has cats knows they have very distinctive habits. Take Andy. He has a ritual of covering up his food plate after he eats. “I leave out paper towels for him, but he often accessorizes them with whatever toys are lying around. He is really quite the artist,” says …

When the weather starts to warm up after a frigid and long winter, humans aren’t the only ones who get extremely excited about spending time outdoors. Dogs are pretty darn ecstatic for springtime, too! Spending time in the sun can benefit you and your pup, and help you both get …

Nigel was a puppy mill dog who had never walked on grass, had never climbed stairs and had missed the joys of puppyhood. His ultimate rescue was heart wrenching; he and some other “disposable” dogs had their feet bound with duct tape and were going to be drowned when the …

About nine years ago, Judith Navratil’s dog, Snoop, died. Six months later the Pittsburgh woman began thinking about adopting another dog and began to look on Petfinder. A litter of puppies that had been abandoned at a shelter in West Virginia caught her attention. “I fell in love with the …

Promise Pets™ Petfinder is excited to announce a new partnership with Build-A-Bear as the company introduces their newest line of furry friends, Promise Pets™.  Designed to look more like real puppies and kittens, Promise Pets™ introduces a new playful and interactive way to teach kids about caring for pets through a …

Promise Pets™ Petfinder is excited to announce a new partnership with Build-A-Bear as the company introduces their newest line of furry friends, Promise Pets™.  Designed to look more like real puppies and kittens, Promise Pets™ introduces a new playful and interactive way to teach kids about caring for pets through a …

Most pet owners agree: The minute you adopt a new cat or dog, he or she becomes an important part of your family. In fact, pet parents are often just as adoring and devoted as new moms and dads (and they often post just as many pictures of their “children” …

Courtney Brown of Barrington, NH, had moved back home and wanted a dog with whom she could do therapy work. She began looking on Petfinder and, just before Christmas, spotted Madi’s photo. She showed it to her mother, who said, “She’s the one.” The whole family thought the picture was …

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